Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893

Pokiha, 1812?-1893

Explorer, politician, social reformer, journalist and amateur artist. Arrived in Wellington on George Fyfe in 1842 with his wife, Sarah Halcomb. First editor of the NZ Gazette. Explored Wairarapa and Nelson as agent for the NZ Company which he later assisted in winding up. Member of Parliament for Wanganui and Rangitikei 1855-1881; Prime minister in 1856, 1861-1862, 1863-1864, 1869-1872 and 1873. Knighted in 1879. See DNZB (1990, Vol 1, 1769-1869, p134-138)

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Maori letters (translated)
Date: 1862-1866 From: Mantell family : Papers Description: Contains Maori letters, some translated by Michael Rotohiko Jones. Mentions the recent death of the Ngati Raukawa chief Nepia Taratoa and inquiry by Tamihana...
[D...on, H?], fl 1875 :House erected near Marton for the Honourable W Fox, Feb. 13, 1874.
Date: 1874 Description: Shows front and side elevations and ground floor plan of Westoe, William Fox's home near Marton, Rangitikei, built 1872. A key indicates the function of most...
Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893. At Maungatapere. Mr Walton's place, near Wangarei
Date: [March 1864] By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893; Wilkie, John Campbell, 1899-1977 Description: A scene showing the development of Henry Walton's farm, when William Fox visited Maungatapere in 1864. A large amount of land has been cleared. Smoke to the ...
Letters from New Zealand politicians and governors
Date: 1857-1864 From: Chapman, Eichelbaum and Rosenberg families : Papers Description: Letters written to Henry Samuel Chapman while he was in Victoria. Mainly discussing political matters. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: Nov 1883 Description: Identifiable correspondents entered in name field Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1857 From: Hall, John (Sir), 1824-1907 : Papers Description: Identified persons entered under Name; also includes letters from [?] F Banks, Lyttelton; the Bishop of Christchurch; [?] Moore, Ferry Road; Mrs Fitz Gerald,...
Date: Jul-Sep 1872 From: Hall, John (Sir), 1824-1907 : Papers Description: Identified persons entered under Name; also includes letter from [?] F H Hull or Hutt, Fairburn Mangani; and telegram from Miller of Oamaru Quantity: 1 fold...
[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :Otira Gorge. Lower end of zig zag. [1872?]
Date: 1872 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893; Wilkie, John Campbell, 1899-1977 Description: Shows two travellers with backpacks walking up a road, with a fence on the left above a steep drop, with bush-clad hills. Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physi...
Date: 1962 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893; ICI New Zealand Description: Reproductions of six watercolours in the Hocken Library, Dunedin: Allington, Waimea South ... George Duppa's; Melville Cove ... 1845; Port Lyttelton ... immi...
Date: 1839-1870, nd Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s) (18 letters). Finding Aids: See inventory for a fuller description of the contents of this folder.